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Thursday, February 16, 2017



The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Free, but advance registration is required

Sponsored by

The Academy Section on History of Medicine and Public Health

Join us for our Seventh Annual History of Medicine Night for a special evening of selected short talks on the history of medicine and public health.

Meet the Presenters:

Andrew I. Spielman, DMD, PhD
Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
New York University College of Dentistry
“The Birth of the Most Important 18th Century Dental Text: Pierre Fauchard’s Le Chirurgien Dentist

Gerard J. Fitzgerald, PhD
Visiting Scholar, Department of History and Art History
George Mason University
“Research Project No. X-231, Human Subject Research, and the United States Military During World War II”

Earl H. Harley, MD
Georgetown University
“The Forgotten History of Defunct Black Medical Schools and the Impact of the Flexner Report”

Thomas Smith, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President
Maimonides Medical Center

Kelly Reilly, PhD, RN-BC
Senior Director, Nursing Education, Innovation, and Research
Maimonides Medical Center
“Nursing at Maimonides: The First 100 Years”

Richard S. Koplin, MD, FACS
Clinical Associate Director; Co-Director
Cataract Division
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary/Mount Sinai
“David K. McDonogh: America’s First Black Eye Specialist”

Event series:
Section and Workgroup Events